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Funke Olakunrin’s murder: What Akeredolu told Police boss

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, of the state of Ondo, again challenged the police to fish and parade the culprits of the recent murder of Olufunke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti.

NAN reports that Akeredolu made the call when the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Operations, DIG Abdulmajid Ali, paid him a courtesy visit in Akure on Wednesday.

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The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, said: “Although there is no life that is not important to us, the government of the state of Ondo and the people of the state of Ondo is demanding that the police quickly stop the murderers.”

“We are waiting for the day when the police parade and say that these are the people who kill the woman.”

However, he stressed the need for the police to manage the border cities of the state with states like Edo, Kogi, and Ogun to reduce the movement of criminal elements.

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“The insecurity in the nation is not limited to the state of Ondo, but recent events in Ondo have always put our country in the news every day.

“We want to appeal to you to do what you can in the area of ​​deployment of more police to the state of Ondo. We will appreciate it. “I want you always to involve the communities. The community is significant.

“And you will agree with me that, even if you have two hundred thousand police on the ground, you will need the cooperation of the people to carry out your work effectively,” he said.

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Earlier, Ali praised the support of the Ondo State Government to the command of the state police. He extended condolences of the authority of force to the state government and the family of the late Olakunrin, promising that the perpetrators would be taken to the book.

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Ali said that the visit to the state, which would extend to other southwest countries, was to study the security situation in the area to find areas for improvement.

According to him, a special force squad is receiving specialized training, and a good number of them will be deployed in the state to fight crime.